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G.O.P. Congressional Hopefuls Debate Trump, Abortion, Guns

Anthony Figliola and Nick LaLoto, who are vying with Michelle Bond, for the Republican nomination for New York's First Congressional District, debated the issues with the League of Women Voters this week in advance of the primary on Aug. 23.

Aug 11, 2022

Year-to-Date Flight Numbers to Be Reviewed

Informed that cumulative 2022 air traffic at East Hampton Airport was down by about 28 percent through July, members of the Wainscott Citizens Advisory Committee found themselves on Saturday asking, “Really?”

Aug 11, 2022

Police & Courts

The house at 3 Spring Lane in Noyac, where two young women died in an early-morning fire on July 27, lacked the permit required under Southampton Town code for property owners who rent out their houses, the town confirmed this week. "There will be charges filed against the homeowners," an assistant town attorney said.

Aug 11, 2022

Just because there is flat water doesn’t mean lifeguards can relax. It was a green flag day up at Maidstone Park last Thursday when John Ryan Jr., chief of the town’s lifeguards, said guards needed to call in a Jet Ski for assistance for a father and son who were swimming in the calm waters but got too close to the jetty on an incoming tide.

Aug 11, 2022

A woman pulled a 2018 Subaru into the North Main Street I.G.A. lot on Aug. 2 and suddenly realized she was in the wrong vehicle. It was identical to her own Subaru, parked someplace else.

Aug 11, 2022

Government

The East Hampton Town Planning Board did not approve Hero Beach’s request to convert its basement into a kitchen, at its July 27 meeting. The sticking point was the Montauk motel’s refusal to restrict food service to “overnight guests” rather than just “guests,” and worries about how that seemingly slight difference might affect parking.

Aug 11, 2022

East Hampton Town’s code governing its rental registry may be modified to address updates that an assistant town attorney called “pretty obviously the product of forgery or falsified information.”

Aug 11, 2022

East Hampton Town's Coastal Assessment Resiliency Plan, which highlights a spate of ominous predictions as to how climate change will impact the town, is "a nation-leading effort to prepare this town for the future with a lot more water, one where residents will adapt to live with all that water rather than fighting a losing battle against it," one speaker said during a public hearing last week.

Aug 11, 2022

National Grid wants to construct two 20,000-gallon fiberglass water tanks at its East Hampton generating station at Cove Hollow Road, but the East Hampton Town Planning Board does not yet have enough information to vote on the plans.

Aug 11, 2022

Villages

Gundersen and Haney Are Wed

Peter Gundersen, a son of Martha and Peter Gundersen of Amagansett, married Samantha Haney, a California native and daughter of Jane and Keith Haney of Gulf Breeze, Fla., on April 16 in Pensacola, Fla. 

Aug 11, 2022

Item of the Week: Camping at Montauk, Circa 1905

This engaging, relatable photograph shows a group of young adults posed in front of a tent, presumably camping at Montauk.

Aug 11, 2022

All Eyes on Sag Harbor Development Proposal

Affordable housing is a problem not just here, but nationwide, so it makes sense, especially given its size, that a 79-unit complex with housing above and retail space below proposed for downtown Sag Harbor is generating spirited conversation and debate. Some see it as welcome housing, others say its more of a "shopping mall with an affordable housing component."

Aug 4, 2022

Arts

The Peter Marino Art Foundation's Artistic Mutability

The Peter Marino Art Foundation houses a world-class collection ranging from antiquity to contemporary all housed in a stylish exhibition space in Southampton.

Aug 11, 2022

Bay Street's revival of "Ragtime" hits the jackpot with a "smashing" cast, rousing music, and a story whose themes are more relevant than ever.

Aug 11, 2022

The Star checked out Hamptons Fashion Week, which aimed to resuscitate haute couture post-pandemic with runway shows by designers new and established.

Aug 11, 2022

HamptonsFilm's SummerDocs will screen "Nothing Lasts Forever," a deep dive into the international diamond industry that raises questions about the gemstone's rarity and cultural meaning.

Aug 11, 2022

Food

Have Bar, Will Travel

Three East Enders have launched Vintage Rose Hamptons, a tap truck that brings homemade cocktails and local wines and beers to events large and small.

Aug 11, 2022

Mostrador Marram Is Magical

Mostrador Marram in Montauk combines terrific food and friendly and professional service with a laid back beachy vibe.

Aug 11, 2022

News for Foodies 08.11.22

Japanese offerings at Rita Cantina, seafood boil plus rum at North Fork Table, Mediterranean fare at Capri hotel in Southampton, Taco Tuesdays at the Wolffer Wine Stand.

Aug 11, 2022